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Wyze Releases a Thermometer, and More

Wyze Releases Webcam Firmware for Its Cameras, a Thermometer, and More – By Josh Hendrickson reviewgeek.com

Right now, more people are working from home than ever. Because of increased called for virtual conference calls, webcams are now a hot commodity and hard to find in stock. Wyze wants to help, so it released firmware to turn your Wyze Cam into a webcam for free. It’s also offering a free month of complete-motion-capture. And it’s selling thermometers. And more.

Best Security Key for Multi-Factor Authentication

The Best Security Key for Multi-Factor Authentication – By thewirecutter.com

A good password manager is the first step to online security but not the last. Enabling two-factor authentication on your accounts is the next step, and using a physical security key is the most secure way to do so. The Yubico YubiKey 5 Series has the best combination of compatibility, usability, and security of any key we tested.

The best password manager for 2020

The best password manager for 2020 and how to use them – By Clifford Colby cnet.com

No more struggling to come up with clever, cryptic passwords that you have a hard time remembering. With a secure and easy-to-use password manager, you can store your passwords and manage your login credentials across all your devices, keeping your passwords secure, automatically filling in forms in web browsers, and syncing your data across MacOS, Windows, Android phones, iPads, iPhones and more.

Set Up Contactless Payment Now

Set Up Contactless Payment Now to Avoid Coronavirus Exposure at Checkouts – By Jason Fitzpatrick lifesavvy.com

If you have a smartphone or smartwatch that supports contactless payments, there has never been a better time to turn that feature on. Everyone touches the payment terminal at the store, which means it’s the last thing you want your hands near.


How to Set Up and Use Apple Pay on an iPhone – by How-To Geek
There are many reasons to live within Apple’s walled garden, and Apple Pay is one of them. Here we’re going to run through the steps that must be taken to set up, and then use, Apple Pay on an iPhone.


Everything You Can Do With Google Pay – by How-To Geek

Google Pay has really grown over the last several months. It stepped away from the Android-specific branding and has added supported for loyalty cards and boarding passes. So what all can you do with Google Pay?

Google Advanced Protection Program

Google Advanced Protection Program – By landing.google.com

Phishing is a common technique that can be used to trick you into giving away your username, password, 2-Step Verification code, or other personal information. Phishing attacks can happen through a variety of channels, including email, telephone, text message, or in apps.


Use Google Advanced Protection to Protect Your Family Members From Android Malware – By lifehacker.com

The Google Play Store unwittingly hosts malicious apps, and it seems like a new batch is discovered every other week. You should be OK as long as you follow basic data security protocols, use a reliable anti-malware service, and are vigilant about removing dangerous apps whenever they’re spotted. But here’s the thing: These shady app developers and hackers aren’t targeting users who keep their devices safe; they’re after your friends and family members who don’t know the risks (or stubbornly ignore them).

How to enable 2FA for LastPass

How to enable 2FA for LastPass – By authy.com

The best way to manage all your 2FA accounts is to use the Authy app. It enables you to have a single mobile app for all your 2FA accounts and you can sync them across multiple devices, even accessing them on the desktop. Install Authy on your device by searching for it in your device’s app store.

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